Arlington’s Park System Once Again Ranked Among The Nation’s Best At #4

​For 3 consecutive years, Arlington has been recognized as having the 4th "best park system in the country" according to The Trust for Public Land, a nonprofit group whose website states their mission is “to create parks and protect land for people, ensuring healthy, livable communities for generations to come.” Washington, D.C. is also in the top five.

Arlington Breakfast Connection: Virtual

The Arlington Chamber of Commerce is switching things up with their monthly breakfast connection by having it virtually this Thursday, May 14, from 7:45 AM - 9:00 AM.

Pathway To Zero Carbon Energy Education Series

If you want to learn more about carbon reduction techniques and the Arlington Green Building Incentive Program, be sure to virtually attend the Zero Carbon Energy workshop with Kenny Hewitt, The Shooshan Company's Construction Manager, as well as speakers from SWA and Building Electrification Initiative. Register at

Arlington County Parks and Recreation

The Arlington County Parks and Recreation recently developed a list of activities for Arlingtonians to recreate at home during the current climate.

Ballston Connect Podcast: The Impact of COVID-19 on Arlington Business

In this podcast, Tina Leone is joined by Kate Bates, the CEO of the Arlington Chamber of Commerce to learn the state of business in Ballston and Arlington, what resources are currently available to small businesses, and how the community can still support local.

Arlington Nonprofits Who Need Assistance

If you are searching for ways to give during the current crisis, be sure to visit the Arlington Chamber of Commerce for a list of Arlington Nonprofit Organizations & Associations to help at

BizLaunch: Arlington’s Small Business Assistance Network

Arlington Economic Development (AED) is dedicated to the preservation and enhancement of an economically competitive and sustainable community, and the creation of exciting, diverse and amenity-rich places.

Self-Guided Walking Tour of Arlington Cherry Blossoms

Due to the current situation, the Cherry Blossom Festival has been canceled. While staying at home is encouraged, it is also encouraged to go for walks as a family. For this, Walk Arlington has created a self-guided walking tour of Arlington cherry blossoms in the neighborhoods of Ballston and Cherrydale.

2019 Arlington Transportation Partners Champions

The Arlington Transportation Partners recently released their list of "Commercial Champions" for 2019 which, as the website states, "provides community recognition and rewards to businesses, multi-family residential communities, commercial properties and schools in Arlington County."

Arlington Ballston Car Free Diet

Ballston Featured In New “Car Free Diet” Arlington Video

From their website: "Arlington's Car-Free Diet is the easy, fun way to live a car-free or car-lite lifestyle. Each time you leave your car at home – choosing instead to ride transit, bike, walk, car/vanpool or telework – you can save money, improve your health and clean our environment."